Hotel Kuva Chateau
Travel Blogs from Taoyuan
What I've learnt:
To call Taiwanese landlines, you should only enter 8 numbers, just like Hong Kong. We've learnt that because we called the wrong number when we were trying to reach the Mountain Star to reserve places for hot tub. I typed in the whole series of numbers including '02', which was apparently not supposed to be included.
Hong Kong Dollars to Taiwanese dollars are 1:3.7
... was cancelled. The tea set became ours.
I am a flopper: I wear flip flops all the time. I brought with me to the trip a pair of flops, and nothing more than a pair of flops. I was not expecting to attend a ball or visit any fancy restaurant; but based on how I had once been forbidden to enter the breakfast lounge at the Conrad Bangkok with flops, I learnt since then that flops were not cool with any decent establishment. I had to ...
... and finally relaxed. I Facetimed my mom to check in that we had survived. We had gotten up very early to catch our flight (pre 5am), but the next day we got to sleep in a bit and make up for our lost sleep the night before. We did just that, and it was wonderful.
--I had previously planned to write one blog entry for each country, but we packed a lot of activities and traveling into Taiwan, so I am going to split it up into different entries.
... Oy.... now I must get my bags somewhere, see if I can get on tomorrow's flight somehow, find a hotel, notify those in Cambodia who are picking me up via phone that I barely can even use in America. Fortunately, Eva Air was great and they had the 'Ed' man whose name was Dennis escort me from floor to floor thru the airport to get my luggage, speak to the airport reservation people, point me to the concierge to find a hotel room and try ...
... one convenient package. Sometimes you buy fruit drinks at tea shops and then discover some chewy bit at the bottom. The tip-off is getting a fat straw. If you get a thin straw...you don't have chewies. If you get a fat straw...get ready to encounter some
When it's not jelly, it's some other kind of semi-solid in your cup. Pearl milk tea (milk tea with tapioca balls) is quite popular here. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center